Sales Specialist - Life Sciences - East UK

Job Description

In your role, you will support our Account Managers by providing specialist product and sales support for our Life Science portfolio of products to customers.

Working hours: Monday-Friday

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Promote and proactively sell our Life Science portfolio of products, both directly to our customers and through our Account Managers
  • Provide technical and product support to general account managers (field-based and telesales) as well as Regional Distributors
  • Manage and attend regular visits with customers, ensuring sales and margin aims for your territory
  • Provide weekly reports to your Sales Manager and maintain customer data, showing visits attended, prospects, and other duties
  • Establish positive networks  with suppliers, internal colleagues, and end-users to ensure support for business development via joint marketing activity and price support

The Person

  • A degree in Biology or a related subject is essential to support your knowledge of the product portfolio
  • Extensive sales experience or relevant occupational/laboratory experience to ensure maximisation of sales opportunities and development. Any major or key account management experience is desirable
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as you will be communicating with various stakeholders both internally and externally
  • Strong IT skills, including proficiency with the Microsoft Office package and good report writing ability
  • Flexibility to travel regularly within your region, and the organisational skills to manage your own schedule to be efficient